Advisory Services Panel—Omaha, Nebraska & Council Bluffs, Iowa


There have been a myriad of plans and projects undertaken by Omaha and Council Bluffs since the early 1970s which have all had the overarching theme of bringing people back to the riverfront. The natural resource used for so long as an industrial and transportation corridor has become an attraction for people and businesses and provides an opportunity for increased activity along the riverfront and between the two jurisdictions. So how does Omaha and Council Bluffs coordinate activity together without competing with one another or compromising the natural beauty of the landscape and riverfront itself in the 21st century? …
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Houston To Host ULI’s 2015 Spring Meeting; Real Estate Industry Icon Gerald D. Hines Will Be Honorary Chairman of May 13-14 Event


Real estate industry icon and longtime Urban Land Institute leader Gerald D. Hines, founder and chairman of the Houston-based Hines real estate organization, has been named the honorary chairman of ULI’s 2015 Spring Meeting, set for May 13-14 at the Houston Americas Houston….
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ULI Minnesota Initiative, the Regional Council of Mayors, Honored with Global ULI Impact Award


The Minnesota chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) has been selected as the 2014 winner of the ULI Impact Award, an annual honor given to a district or national council that has catalyzed an exceptional example of impact, or a positive change in the design and development of its community. The ULI Minnesota district council initiative, the Regional Council of Mayors, was selected for its impact in providing a non-partisan forum for building networks that foster regional awareness in solving pressing land use issues….
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